Quotations About / On: RUNNING

  • 61.
    Might not the beatific vision become a source of boredom, in the long run?
    (Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. First published in 1953. Moran, in Molloy, p. 229, Grove Press (1970).)
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  • 62.
    He's like an express train running through a tunnel—one shriek, sparks, smoke and gone.
    (Virginia Woolf (1882-1941), British novelist. Letter, June 25, 1935, to poet Stephen Spender. The Sickle Side of the Moon: Letters, vol. 5, ed. Nigel Nicolson (1979).)
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  • 63.
    If an Englishman gets run down by a truck he apologizes to the truck.
    (Jackie Mason (b. 1931), U.S. comic. Independent (London, September 20, 1990).)
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  • 64.
    A whisper ran along the edge of the dawn.
    (Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), African-American novelist, short story writer, folklorist, playwright and anthropologist. Tell My Horse, ch. 5, J.P. Lippincott (1938).)
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  • 65.
    Better to have beasts that let themselves be killed than men who run away.
    (Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980), French novelist, dramatist,philosopher, political activist. The Devil and the Good Lord, act 11, sc. 1, Gallimard (1951).)
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  • 66.
    Man is a jelly which quivers so much as to run about.
    (Samuel Butler (1835-1902), British author. First published in 1912. Samuel Butler's Notebooks, p. 129, E.P. Dutton & Company (1951).)
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  • 67.
    Evil is like water, it abounds, is cheap, soon fouls, but runs itself clear of taint.
    (Samuel Butler (1835-1902), British author. Samuel Butler's Notebooks, p. 223 (1951).)
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  • 68.
    Smooth runs the water where the brook is deep.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Suffolk, in Henry VI, Part 2, act 3, sc. 1, l. 53. Proverbial.)
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  • 69.
    The moon will run all consciences to cover....
    (Allen Tate (1899-1979), U.S. poet, critic. "Ditty.")
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  • 70.
    The miller believes that all the wheat grows so that his mill keeps running.
    (Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832), German poet, dramatist. Art and Antiquity, III (1821).)
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